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pessimising compiler
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/pes'*-mi:z"ing k*m-pi:l"r/ (Antonym of "optimisingcompiler") A compiler that produces object code that is
worse than the straightforward or obvious hand translation.
The implication is that the compiler is actually trying to
optimise the program, but through excessive cleverness is
doing the opposite. A few pessimizing compilers have been
written on purpose, however, as pranks or burlesques.